Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1959 NO. 32 > Apr 28 1959

The 1959 statutory increase in the per diem allowance for state officials and employees does not affect the 1957 statute allowing reimbursement of expenses of not to exceed $25.00 to the director and supervisors of the department of commerce and economic development.  

AGO 1966 NO. 67 > Jan 12 1966

The statement of expenses of a visiting judge verified by his affidavit is not subject to audit and approval by the county commissioners.

AGO 1955 NO. 91 > Jun 6 1955

Legislator, as member of statutory interstate committee on highway problems, may be reimbursed for expenses from motor vehicle fund.

AGLO 1974 NO. 92 > Nov 8 1974

The entitlement of a member of a board of county commissioners to be reimbursed for his expenses for meals and travel while engaged in official county business within his own county is dependent upon the terms of such county's ordinance as has been promulgated under RCW 42.24.090.

AGO 1954 NO. 312 > Sep 8 1954

1. RCW 36.17.020 (1953 Supp.), allowing "ten dollars per diem for expenses to commissioners in counties of the sixth, seventh, and eighth classes, does not repeal or amend RCW 36.17.030, allowing mileage, subsistence and lodging to county officers.  2. The "ten dollars per diem for expenses" authorized for commissioners in sixth, seventh, and eighth class counties by RCW 36.17.020 (1953 Supp.) is a limitation upon non-travel [[nontravel]] expenses of those commissioners; such expenses may be incurred, up to a maximum of ten dollars, on any day in which any portion of the commissioner's time is devoted to county business.  3. Commissioners in the counties affected have been entitled to such expenses since the effective date of RCW 36.17.020 (1953 Supp.) (midnight, June 10th, 1953) even though they were already in office on that date.